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WSU considers enrollment changes

WSU considers enrollment changes
Published
• Sun, Dec 18, 2011
By T. Kelly
The Michigan Citizen

DETROIT — There is a struggle for the soul of Michigan’s only urban research institution, Wayne State University (WSU).

Minutes of November 10, 2011 Corktown Citizen District Council meeting

Minutes of November 10, 2011 Corktown Citizen District Council meeting

The meeting was called to order in the Gaelic League's Hall at 6:41 PM. Roll call of CDC Members and their vote to accept a brief agenda was then followed by Introduction of Guests who came to hear Jacob Kinde and Ben Newman of City of Detroit give some updates from Detroit WorksProject. CDC Members present were Dorothy Bennick, Ronald Cooley, Judith Christensen, Jennifer Wallisch and Mark Crowley, with more than 20 in attendance.

No December 2011 Corktown CDC meeting

Corktown CDC members:
In regard to a proposal to suspend our December 19 meeting, which was moved and seconded via e-mail, as of this evening I have received eight responses of "not able to attend".

Mayor Bing has tossed away a $3 billion economic development opportunity

Detroit Transit Update
As the Free Press reported,
the Woodward Light Rail project has been canceled.
"U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told Detroit Mayor Dave Bing that doubts Detroit could pay operating costs over the long term for the Woodward Light Rail line because of it and the state's financial problems swayed him against the plan."

Central District Police/Community Relations Council Tuesday – December 20th 2011

Central District Police/Community Relations Council
Tuesday – December 20th
6:30 pm
Central District Police Headquarters
7310 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
(corner of E. Grand Blvd/Woodward -
Enter in side door on E. Grand Blvd
(Do not use the Central District office on the corner)

Vanguard CDC is now a site for food distribution in partnership with Forgotten Harvest.

Great Day!

Vanguard CDC is now a site for food distribution in partnership with Forgotten Harvest.

A ‘Dickens’ Of A Christmas

Spirit of Hope
Proudly Presents
A Free Holiday Event
Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Charles Dickens
“A ‘Dickens’
Of A Christmas”
One Performance Only!
Featuring
Award winning actor & playwright
MARK MCPHERSON as CHARLES DICKENS
Plus!A stellar company of surprise guests!

Detroit's Central District Police/Community Relations Council Tuesday – November 15th 2011 6:30 pm

Central District Police/Community Relations Council
Tuesday – November 15th 6:30 pm
Central District Police Headquarters
7310 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
(corner of E. Grand Blvd/Woodward -

Corktown Crier and Reminder: Meeting Nov 14th 2011 6:00 PM Corktown Town Hall at IBEW

Dear Corktowners and Friends of Corktown-

We are in organizational transition between the old Corktown Residents Council, the Greater Corktown Development Corporation, and whatever comes next. You are receiving this e-mail because you have been on the Corktown Residents Council mailing list in the past.

Detroit protesters block trucks on Ambassador bridge Thursday

http://www.windsorstar.com/news/Detroit+protesters+block+trucks+bridge/5...

Demonstrators stand in front of a large papier-mache depiction of Marty Maroun as they protest the bridge owner by blocking trucks coming off the Ambassador Bridge on W. Ford Street in Detroit Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011.

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